Cut-Off-Saw Operator I

Operate single- or multiple-blade circular saws to cut woods.
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Salary Range
$17,000 – $39,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Cut-Off-Saw Operator Is do?

Operates one or more single- or multiple-blade circular saws to cut wood and wood products to specified lengths: Adjusts and secures ends and backstops on saw table, using wrench, or bolts saws to shaft and turns handwheels to space saws and stops, according to specified length of stock. Starts saw and places material to be cut on conveyor belt, drums, or feed chain that feeds stock into saws, or positions workpiece against end stop and under saw, synchronizing action with automatically descending blade, or pushes material on table and cuts wood, depending on type saw, utilizing one of following methods: Pulls lever to swing saw through material. Pushes moveable table past saw. Depresses treadle to raise saw through slot in machine table. Tilts table for angle cut and presses pedal to move saw through workpiece to cut stock. Replaces dull or damaged saw blades and lubricates machine, using wrench and grease gun. May examine material prior to cutting to determine what cuts will remove defects and produce maximum footage. May verify dimensions of stock cut and accuracy of cuts, using rule and square. May be designated according to type of saw used as Double-Cut-Off-Saw Operator; Drum-Saw Operator; Swinging-Cut-Off-Saw Operator; Table-Cut-Off-Saw Operator; Tilting-Saw Operator; Treadle-Cut-Off-Saw Operator. May be designated: Equalizing-Saw Operator; Multiple-Cut-Off-Saw Operator; Timber Cutter.

Should I be a Cut-Off-Saw Operator I?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.
  • Team Player: You're able to listen, communicate, and work with tons of different people.
  • Ready for a Challenge: You jump into new projects with initiative and drive.

  • Also known as: Casey Saw Operator, Chip-N-Saw Operator, Chop Saw Operator, Combination-Saw Operator, Cross Cut Saw Operator See More

    How to become a Cut-Off-Saw Operator I

    Most Cut-Off-Saw Operator Is have no higher education and get on-the-job training. Think about earning a Certificate to increase your competitiveness in the field. Chart?chd=s:9haaaa&chl=no+college+%2889%25%29|certificate+%2811%25%29||||&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,89,89
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